Bates Footwear Introduces Versatile Touring Boot “Beltline”

ROCKFORD, MI – September 30, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Bates Footwear has released the “Beltline” as part of their new PowerSports footwear line, offering motorcyclists a new choice in high performance touring boots.

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Bates Footwear developed their PowerSports line utilizing high quality materials and more than 100 years of experience making technical and functional footwear for the United States Armed Forces. The Bates Beltline offers motorcyclists protection, performance and all-day comfort both on and off the bike, making this versatile boot perfect for sport touring and adventure riders.

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The waterproof Bates Beltline is constructed of double stitched full grain leather and nylon, with molded TPU heel protection to provide structure and protection. PORON® XRD® high impact foam provides both inner and outer ankle protection, and TPU toe reinforcements protect from gear shift lever wear. The hidden lacing system and the patented molle strap allows laces to be tucked out of the way of moving parts. An internal EVA midsole provides all-day comfort, while the oil and slip resistant rubber outsole provides firm footing both on and off the bike.

Bates Footwear “Beltline”  |  $195

  • Waterproof
  • High Performance Leather and Nylon
  • PORON® XRD® Ankle Protection
  • Molded Heel Protection
  • Molded Toe Shift Reinforcement
  • Hidden Lacing System
  • Molle Strap Lace Restraint
  • Oil and Slip Resistant Rubber Outsole
  • Colors Available: Black, Black/Red


The Marauder by Bates Footwear is now in stock and available for purchase online and through select PowerSports dealers. Visit to learn more, and join the conversation by following them on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

About Bates Footwear

Founded in 1855, Bates is one of the largest suppliers of footwear to the U.S. federal government and Department of Defense, providing men and women in uniform with everything from dress shoes to tactical boots. Built on a rich tradition of quality craftsmanship, Bates will apply the brand’s dedication to market-leading innovations to offer a new choice in motorcycle footwear. Learn more at